Les quatre heures de la toilette des dames, poëme érotique en quatre chants
Illustrated by Pierre-Thomas LeClerc (French, about 1740–after 1799), Engraved by J. Arrivet (French, 18th century), Engraved by Louis Michel Halbou (French, 1730–1809), Engraved by Louis Legrand (French, 1863–1951), Engraved by Jacques Le Roy (French, born in 1739), Engraved by Charles Emmanuel Jean Baptiste Patas (French, 1744–1802), Author Abbé de Favre (French, 18th century), Publisher Jean-François Bastien (French, 1747–1825), Printer Philippe-Denis Pierres (French, 1741–1808)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Cohen-de Ricci 376-377
Overall: 23.2 x 17.3 x 1.5 cm (9 1/8 x 6 13/16 x 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with nine [of ten] etching and engravings
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(Paris: Philippe-Denys Pierres, for Jean-François Bastien, 1779) Octavo; 45 [of 48] leaves, plus five plates; modern gilt-stamped half red morocco, marbled paper boards.
Paris: Philippe-Denys Pierres, for Jean-François Bastien, 1779
Alfred Piet (bookplate); acquired in 1905 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent